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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dog sledding”(16 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming hotel oozes ‘adventure’ from the moment you step through the door. Built in the style of a trapper’s cabin, like most places in this defunct coal-mining town, there is a shoes-off policy once you enter. There are a couple of cozy lounges and...More

Thank FlyingTheCoop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure to stay two nights at Basecamp Longyearbyen this July, 2018. Indeed a great explorer-oriented lodge, with all the niceties of a regular high end lodging. Very centrally located in the main shopping area of the village. Highly attentive staff. But the...More

Thank Sarimento1
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A one night stay before travelling on ms Exhibition set the mood with its rustic hunter/trapper hut style The hotel is simple but clean and welcoming. The bathrooms are of a very good standard so don't be put off by photos you see of the...More

Thank aldo_brustenghi
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Starting with the bad stuff- I came away from this with multiple bruises, torn muscles in my arms, and suspected fractured ribs. Two couples in our group and two guides, one of whom was a hardened polar guide who lead, the other following up behind...More

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We loved the hotel. It was nice to be in Svalbard and stay in a hotel that matched the adventure of being in the arctic. Very clean, comfortable beds. Loved the wood, decor and the staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Beth C
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$197 - US$428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$197 - US$428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Jen T
20 September 2017|
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Hello Jen. Thank you for your question. In Desember it is dark 24/7 but you can still go on activities. For more information regarding witch one, please send us an e-mail. Best regards Lise Gulstad General manager
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Tam R
11 April 2017|
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1. In July maybe the chance to see polar bears is when participating on a cruise/boat trip that visit glaciers and remote areas. 2. Airplane ARRIVALS differs. See SAS airline and Norwegian airlines 3. Airplane DEPARURES... More
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1 April 2017|
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Response from Lucy B | Reviewed this property |
Glad to have helped :) There were a few people travelling on their own and everyone is so friendly so do not worry. It's a fabulous place full of people with the same interests. Have fun!
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